Senior AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu minister D. Jayakumar on Friday said that a division bench of the Madras High Court has held that the expulsion of former Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam from the party is valid.
Amid a big round of applause from the General Council members, at its meeting at a marriage hall here, a special resolution moved by senior leader Natham R Viswanathan to remove Panneerslvam and his supporters was adopted unanimously.
The BJD and the YSR-C have declared total donations Rs 28.20 cr and Rs 8.924 cr respectively. The top five parties have received 81.10 per cent or Rs 189.523 cr of the total donations.
Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi breathed his last at Chennai’s Kauvery Hospital today. He was 94 years old and had been admitted in the hospital since July 26. Earlier in the day, Kauvery hospital had issued a statement informing decline in Karunanidhi’s health. “He is extremely critical and unstable,” it read. Famous for his script-writing that […]
New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was on Wednesday adjourned for the day amid sloganeering by agitating AIADMK and DMK members who, in a very unusual move, defied Chair’s orders to withdraw from the House and stayed put near the podium in the post-lunch sitting. Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu — after his appeals to restore order […]
Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth on Friday tweeted in support of actor Vijay’s latest Tamil film “Sarkar”. He condemned unlawful acts such as damaging the film’s banners and demanding the removal of certain scenes from the film. A.R. Murugadoss directed “Sarkar”, a political thriller, hit the screens on Tuesday. Ever since its release, many AIADMK ministers and […]
Bengaluru: AIADMK’s jailed leader V.K. Sasikala was granted parole for 15 days on Tuesday to attend her husband M. Natarajan’s last rites, Bengaluru Central Jail Chief Superintendent M. Somashekar said. Natarajan, 74, died on Tuesday in Chennai after he was hospitalized on March 16 for chest infection and kept on ventilator support. His body is […]
Chennai: M Natarajan (74), the husband of sidelined AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala, died in a private hospital on Tuesday. According to a statement issued by Gleneagles Global Health City, Natarajan died at 1.35 a.m. “Every possible clinical attempt was made to sustain his revival. However, despite our best efforts he was unable to recover,” the […]
Chennai: Expelled and now jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala’s husband M. Natarajan on Thursday surrendered before a CBI court here in connection with a case involving evasion of duty on the import of a luxury car from Britain. The Madras High Court had in November upheld a trial court order sentencing Natarajan and three others in […]
Chennai: Sidelined AIADMK leader T.T.V.Dinakaran on Sunday won the by-election for the Radhakrishnan Nagar (R.K.Nagar) constituency, defeating his nearest rival, E. Madhusudhanan of the AIADMK by a margin of over 40,000 votes. Dinakaran, who was contesting as an Independent, secured around 89,000 votes. The seat had fallen vacant after the death of its sitting member, […]
Chennai: Income Tax (IT) officials on Thursday raided 187 locations belonging to relatives of jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala, her nephew T.T.V. Dinakaran and organisations connected to them in several cities, said a senior IT official. He said the search is in connection with unexplained routing of cash post-demonetisation through shell companies connected with them. […]
Bengaluru: AIADMK’s jailed leader V.K. Sasikala on Friday left for Chennai after she was granted a five-day parole to meet her ailing husband M. Natarajan. “She (Sasikala) has been given parole for five days till October 12 to meet her ailing husband in the hospital in Chennai,” Bengaluru Central Jail Superintendent G. Somashekar told IANS. Sasikala, […]
Chennai: Shifted from Assam, Banwaharilal Purohit was on Friday sworn in as the Governor of Tamil Nadu where the opposition and the rebel AIADMK faction are seeking an immediate floor test in the Assembly. Purohit, 77, a former MP who hails from Nagpur, was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of the Madras […]
Chennai: Taking on Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK again but indirectly, actor Kamal Haasan on Friday wondered why the principle of “no work, no pay” should not apply to legislators who move into resorts. Kamal Hassan tweeted: “No work no pay only for government employees? How about horse trading politicians languishing in resorts?” The Tamil Nadu […]
Chennai: Sidelined AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dinakaran, who is leading 21 party legislators, on Tuesday said he would work towards bringing down the K. Palaniswami government. “You (Chief Minister Palaniswami) and others have no moral right to sit in positions of power that was once wielded by Jayalalithaa. We will send this government home,” Dinakaran told a […]